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List of the best Robert Downey Jr. movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Long before he was Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. was a member of the Brat Pack appearing in such films as Weird Science and Less Than Zero. Robert Downey Jr.'s highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Robert Downey Jr. movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Robert Downey Jr. movies will be at the top of the list. Robert Downey Jr. has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Robert Downey Jr. movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Robert Downey Jr. films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Robert Downey Jr. role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Robert Downey Jr. performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list includes Robert Downey Jr's impressive filmography from The Avengers, Chaplin and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robert Downey Jr. movies?" and "What are the greatest Robert Downey Jr. roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Downey Jr.'s super-hero performances, you might also enjoy our list of best Christian Bale movies and best Chris Evans movies.

Notable directors that have worked with Robert Downey Jr. include names like Robert Altman, Joss Whedon and Steven Soderbergh. Is Robert Downey Jr. your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Tom Hiddleston and Clark Gregg films lists too.

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Iron Man Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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The Avengers Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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Sherlock Holmes Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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Iron Man 2 Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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Tropic Thunder Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr.

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

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Chaplin Robert Downey Jr., Milla Jovovich, Diane Lane

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Robert Downey Jr. Movies
rhrsh added The Avengers: Age of Ultron Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Cobie Smulders

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Zodiac Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

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Less Than Zero Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader

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Weird Science Robert Downey Jr., Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

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Due Date Charlie Sheen, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx

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U.S. Marshals Robert Downey Jr., Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes

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isa-barnett added The Judge Robert Downey Jr., Leighton Meester, Robert Duvall

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Natural Born Killers Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones

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Chances Are Robert Downey Jr., Cybill Shepherd, Mary Stuart Masterson

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Only You Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Billy Zane

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Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Robert Downey Jr. Movies
Captain America: Civil War Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chadwick Boseman

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Back to School Robert Downey Jr., Rodney Dangerfield, Sam Kinison

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Heart and Souls Robert Downey Jr., Elisabeth Shue, Kyra Sedgwick

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Wonder Boys Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes, Michael Douglas

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Air America Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis

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The Soloist Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Jena Malone

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The Pick-up Artist Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Hopper, Molly Ringwald

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Gothika Halle Berry, Robert Downey Jr., Penélope Cruz

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Charlie Bartlett Robert Downey Jr., Kat Dennings, Drake

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The Singing Detective Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes

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Good Night, and Good Luck George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Daniels

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Johnny Be Good Robert Downey Jr., Uma Thurman, Jennifer Tilly

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Fur Nicole Kidman, Robert Downey Jr., Ty Burrell

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Soapdish Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher, Whoopi Goldberg

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Bowfinger Robert Downey Jr., Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham

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A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints Robert Downey Jr., Channing Tatum, Shia LaBeouf

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Restoration Robert Downey Jr., Meg Ryan, Ian McKellen

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True Believer Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, James Woods

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A Scanner Darkly Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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Home for the Holidays Robert Downey Jr., Claire Danes, Holly Hunter

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Marvel One Shots Clark Gregg, William Hurt, Robert Downey Jr.

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Hail Caesar Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Judd Nelson

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Tuff Turf Robert Downey Jr., James Spader, Kim Richards

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Firstborn Robert Downey Jr., Sarah Jessica Parker, Corey Haim

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The Gingerbread Man Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Famke Janssen

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Two Girls and a Guy Robert Downey Jr., Heather Graham, Frederique van der Wal

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Richard III Robert Downey Jr., Ian McKellen, Annette Bening

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1969 Robert Downey Jr., Winona Ryder, Kiefer Sutherland

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Chef Scarlett Johansson, Sofía Vergara, Robert Downey Jr.

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In Dreams Robert Downey Jr., Annette Bening, Aidan Quinn

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Short Cuts Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins